Due to the internet penetration and growth in Japan, women have been encouraged to start e-businesses. Previous posts on BT talks about the dire situation that some Japanese (and foreign women) find in Japan’s job market. Could the article below be the ticket to prosperity and freedom?
Japan Inc. Magazine: While the financial crisis is prompting Japanese companies to shed the traditional practices of lifetime employment and seniority-based wages, the majority of the victims of the cost-cutting ax remain part-time and temporary agency workers. As job security diminishes alternatives need to be found. One economic solution for reversing Japan’s financial challenges is female entrepreneurship. These independent businesswomen are emerging outside the traditional Japanese management but remain Japan’s greatest untapped human resource.
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